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Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854)


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Chorology: E-Mediterranean
Chorology: E-Mediterranean
Italian distribution of Hedychridium aheneum
Italian distribution







 

Help AiutoSystematic position of Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Subfamily & Tribe Chrysidinae (Elampini) Size (mm)
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Genus & species Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854)
Species group incrassatum
Original combination Hedychrum aheneum Dahlbom, 1854
Type series Holotypus (Mus.: Berlin ?)
Original description Submediocre 1 2/3 lin. decimal, lon., pectore et metanoto cyaneis, vertice pronoto et dorsulo aureo-viridibus; abdomine aeneo-viridi, disco leviter obsolete roseo-aurato, segmento 2:do carinula mediana, marginibus segmenti 2:di et 3:tii apicalibus incrassatis.
Chrysis ahenea Pallas teste Klug in Mus. Berolin.
Ellampus aheneus Klug Mus. Berolin.
Habitat in Russia australi D. Pallas, Mus. Berolin.
Observ. Species propter sculpturam valde singularis et distinctissima. Caput cyaneum. Frons subtiliter coriacea, normaliter concaviuscula, utrinque albo-sericea. Vertex reticulato-punctatus viridis, in regione stemmatum aureo-aenescens. Antennae mediocres normales, scapus infra fuscus, supra cyaneo-virens; flagellum fuscum. Oculi et stemmata normalia. Mandibulae ante apicem palpique testaceo-brunnei. Thoracis dorsum modice crasse punctato-reticulatum; pronoti impressio mediana obsoleta, difficile observanda; mesopleurae subclathratae; pectus totum, pronoti margo anticus, scutelli latera et totus metathorax cyanea; pronotum et dorsulun viridi-aureo-cuprata; scutellum et mesopleurae disco subaurato-viridia. Abdominis dorsum totum confertim reticulato-punctatum; segmentum 1:mum viride, leviter aureo-micans; segmentum 2:dum viride, disco cupreo micans: carinula mediana basi obsoleta, disco apiceque distincta et cum margine apicali incrassato cohaerente figura ╩ ancorae fere simulante; segmentum 3:tium basi purpureo - violascens, disco viride, apice leviter cupreo 1. aurato - virescens; margo apicalis undato-incrassatus, in centro rudimentum carinulae medianae inceptae abruptae (non explicatae) observari potest; margo apicalis summus tenuis pallido subpellucidus. Venter nitidissimus laevissimus nigro-piceus, disco utrinque viridi - maculatus. Pedes cyaneo-virides, tibiarum apices et toti tarsi testacei 1. sublutescentes. Alae hyalinae, apice leviter sordidae; venis brunneis, tegulis cyaneis.
Synonymy Hedychrum aheneum Dahlbom, 1854: 72. Holotypus, Russia (Berlin).
Hedychridium aheneum var. virescens Buysson, 1908: 23. Syntypi ♂♂, Egypt (Cairo?).
Hedychridium aheneum ssp. feritatum Linsenmaier, 1959: 235. Holotypus ♂, Palestine (Luzern)
Systematic notes  

Help AiutoGeographic distribution of Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854)

World distribution
Type locality Russia
Kimsey & Bohart Palaearctic: S Europe, Lybia (Russia)
Linsenmaier SE Europe, N Africa (Cirenaica), Anatolia
Other Authors Turkey, Egypt
Chorology E-Mediterranean
Distribution notes  
Italian distribution according to the Checklist of the species of the Italian Fauna
Macroregion North (N): FALSE South (S): TRUE Sicily (Si): FALSE Sardinia (Sa): FALSE
Endemic FALSE
Italian distribution by Administrative Region (Personal evidences, Literature records and other sources)   
Adm. Region Literature records Personal records
Piemonte|Piedmont FALSE FALSE
Valle d'Aosta|Aosta V. FALSE FALSE
Lombardia|Lombardy FALSE FALSE
Trentino Alto Adige FALSE FALSE
Veneto FALSE FALSE
Friuli V.G. FALSE FALSE
Liguria FALSE FALSE
Emilia Romagna FALSE FALSE
Toscana|Tuscany FALSE FALSE
Umbria FALSE FALSE
Marche FALSE FALSE
Lazio TRUE Strumia, 2005; TRUE
Abruzzo FALSE FALSE
Molise FALSE FALSE
Campania FALSE FALSE
Puglia|Apulia FALSE FALSE
Basilicata FALSE FALSE
Calabria FALSE FALSE
Sicilia|Sicily FALSE FALSE
Sardegna|Sardinia FALSE FALSE
Distribution notes

Help AiutoBiology of Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854)

Known Hosts
Polyphagous
FALSE
 
Tenthredinidae
FALSE
Vespidae
FALSE
Eumenidae
FALSE
Masaridae
FALSE
Sphecidae
FALSE
Apidae
FALSE
Colletidae
FALSE
Halictidae
FALSE
Megachilidae
FALSE
Anthophoridae
FALSE
Lepidoptera
FALSE
Notes on Hosts
Known Habitat
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Plants for rest/refuge  
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Biological notes  

For citation purposes:

Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P., 2017 : Hedychridium aheneum (Dahlbom, 1854) . In: Chrysis.net Database of the Italian Chrysididae, interim version 23 June 2017 . URL: http://www.chrysis.net/database/.